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    Here's What People Are Buying On Amazon Right Now

    Movers and Shakers is a list of products on Amazon that are currently rising in the ranking. This week: a cereal dispenser, waterproof speaker, and caffeinated gum.


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    Amazon has a list of products called "Movers and Shakers," which is pretty much fancy talk for things that are ~trending~.

    Here are some of the coolest and most useful things found on the list this week:

    1. A 12-pack of cacao Soylent that'll change the meaning of, "I need a drink."

    Each 400-calorie bottle is vegan and includes isolated protein from soy, slow-burning carbs from beets, and essential vitamins and minerals.

    Promising Review: "I decided to try Soylent after hearing about it on my favorite podcast (Stuff You Should Know), and I am so glad I did! My job keeps me very busy and I'm moderately health-obsessed, but I found myself eating out WAY too often (several times a week) when I started this time consuming job. I put off trying Soylent because I am a picky eater and wasn't willing to drop money on something I may not be able to take two sips of, but I decided to take the risk. I AM SO GLAD THAT I DID! I now drink half a bottle of Soylent every morning for breakfast and the other half around 3pm, and it has completely changed my diet for the better. I'm no longer starving throughout the day and then binging on takeout when I finally get the chance to eat. I am losing weight, saving money, and finally getting back to my regular workouts. I don't drink it for every meal, but being able to satisfy my hunger throughout the day with Soylent and fresh fruits and veggies allows me to take the time to cook a simple healthy meal for dinner when I get home, and gives me easy energy for a quick workout in the morning. I find myself looking forward to drinking it every morning. Stop thinking about it, and just try it. You won't regret it." β€”ljg98

    Price: $39

    2. A dystopian cult classic for people who wanna live in a world where TRON meets Trailer Park Boys and the '80s never end.

    Promising Review: "This blew me away. Every spare moment I had was taken by this book. I couldn't stop until it was all over. Ernest Cline, with his first book ever, just became my favorite author. I had a blast reading it and will probably read it over and over until the pages fall out of its binding." β€”KLM

    Price: $9.19

    3. An egg cooker, so you can stop being such a chicken and egg-noring us when we say making these won't be ~hard~ at all!

    This egg cooker includes a recipe book, poaching tray, measuring cup, omelette tray, an egg tray (holds up to six eggs), and it's dishwasher-safe. It also automatically shuts off when eggs are finished cooking, so there's no risk of messing up! Thank you, kitchen gods.

    Promising Review: "I love this thing! It's very small and compact and easily sits on a counter or in a cabinet. It cooks my eggs perfectly! You just add water, push the button, and it does the rest. It really makes boiling eggs fun! Hard boiled eggs come out perfectly yellow, with no green, over-cooked edge. I've never been able to hard boil my eggs exactly right, but I can now! It's the best small (and inexpensive) appliance I have ever owned. I love this thing!" β€”WendyGirl

    Price: $19.99 (four colors)

    4. An off-the-shoulder swimsuit to wear on your next spontaneous vacation (get ready to tell your boss, "sea ya later!").

    Promising Review: "This has an amazing fit (size XL) and really great fabric. Five stars." β€”mel

    Price: $9.79+ (sizes Sβ€”XL)

    5. A felt headphone headband your child is gonna love as much as you love them... when they're silently watching Paw Patrol on your nine hour flight to Hawaii.

    These cute headbands are washable and come with a durable braided cable. They are designed with ultra-thin speakers that are limited to 90 dB to protect your kiddo's ears. It can also be pulled down over the eyes and used as a sleep mask (this thing really is a lifesaver for parents traveling with littles).

    Promising Review: "We got these for our son to use while watching movies on long car trips. They are much easier and more comfortable for him to wear than traditional earphones. They also stay on much better than standard earphones. He loves the fun design and the speakers are flat enough to be comfortable, while still sounding great. They also adjust inside the band to accommodate different sized heads. The braided cord has also held up quit well. These are perfect." β€”Frances Stumpf

    Price: $16.97+ (10 colors)

    6. A pack of caffeinated gum that'll help keep your brain awake through the rest of the rose ceremonies in The Bachelor.

    Comes in a pack of six boxes, that's 54 pieces of edible energy!

    Promising Review: "This is a great price point and super effective. It's replaced my morning cup of joe and I even use it as a pre-workout boost. It doesn't give me jitters and I can feel the effects quickly. It's even become a staple at my office. I definitely recommend you check it out if you're looking for a coffee alternative... and yes... I'm chewing it right now :)" β€”Matt C

    Price: $19.50

    7. A beard kit for your furry valentine.

    This set comes in a luxury gift box and includes a conditioning jojoba beard oil, organic beard balm, boar bristle brush, styling comb, shears, and a cotton carrying case.

    Promising Review: "This is a steal of a deal and a seriously wonderful kit. Each item is high quality and comes as advertised. I like that the wax and oil are truly unscented. The brush is perfect for distributing the oil into my beard. I'm even buying one of these as a gift for my father. It's worth every penny." β€”Amazon Customer

    Price: $34.97

    8. An Echo Spot that can control your sprinkler system, update you on weather forecasts, walk you through recipes... basically it can be your new mom (bye, Mom).

    The Echo Spot connects to Alexa and has a second generation far-field voice recognition that'll let you watch video flash briefings, see music lyrics, weather forecasts, and to-do/shopping lists. It'll let you browse and listen to Audible audiobooks, music, and more. The Echo Spot has a built-in speaker system, using BlueTooth connection you can play music in multiple rooms throughout your home. With Alexa your Echo Spot can turn on your lights, show baby monitors and front door cameras, lock your doors, control your thermostats, garage doors, sprinklers, and more.

    Promising Review: "I am not one for reviews but I just had to write this. This thing is a work of art. My whole house is a smart house from my locks to my thermostats. I love this. It works exactly as expected. I am a total Apple guy but I'd choose Alexa over Siri any day. Amazon has knocked it out of the park!" β€”Apple Guy

    Price: $129.99 (two colors)

    9. A natural seagrass belly basket β€” it's gonna smell amazing and make your storage look seriously chic.

    Promising Review: "Wonderful product, exactly what I was looking for. I'm very satisfied with the quality, attention to detail, and the fact that I knew exactly what I was buying. I plan to use it as a small basket for clothing, storage for some snuggle blankets next to the sofa, and maybe someday even as a big pot holder. It's a charming basket. I love it and would totally recommend it!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Price: $21.99

    10. A pack of eight FreshPaper sheets to keep your produce alive until you finally convince yourself to start eating broccoli.

    These things are basically dryer sheets for produce. They're made from edible organic spices that reduce spoilage and keep your produce fresh up to four times longer than average. Throw one in your fridge or countertop and watch your food live a long and healthy life!

    Promising Review: "I love having kale and spinach for smoothies. The problem was that it would go bad quickly, resulting in my having to dispose of a bunch of ruined kale/spinach. With these sheets, this is no longer the case. They really help my vegetables remain fresh longer. Often, I've used up the vegetables and can use the sheet for a short time on something else. I absolutely LOVE these sheets! No more throwing salad greens, kale, spinach, or 'money' down the garbage disposal! This is an excellent product!" β€”BigReader7

    Price: $5.99

    11. A braided nylon charging cord your cats and kids can gnaw on all day without causing a frayed wire or tear (although we're gonna go ahead and recommend NOT eating it).

    Promising Review: "This thing is cat-proof! After losing several cables to hungry cats with something to prove, I thought maybe a nylon cable would be able to hold up to the task, and this one definitely has! The cord is very strong, doesn't tangle, is still flexible, and is a good length for when you need to charge your phone but don't want to get out of bed." β€”mizzerkat

    Price: $12.99 (four colors)

    12. A cereal dispenser that'll trick people into thinking you've upped your grown-up kitchen decor, when really you're now pouring Cheerios straight into your mouth when running out the door before work.

    Promising Review: "This is a great value for the money. It's very sleek with a beautiful design. The build is sturdy and I love that it is a double. Everyone who sees this compliments me on it! It's also perfect for children to get there own cereal without making a mess. I wouldn't even hesitate on this purchase if you are in the market for one of these!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Price: $22.11 (four colors)

    13. A box of 48 thank you cards that are gonna come in handy whenever you wanna say "thanks" without actually having a social interaction (remind me how to "eye contact?").

    This box of 48 postcard-style thank you cards comes with 48 envelopes and stickers.

    Promising Review: "These cards were just what I was looking for! They're stylish, sturdy, and a huge hit!" β€”Nicole Kalmbach

    Price: $10.99

    14. An at-home waxing kit so you can lose hair as fast as Kim and Kanye lost their fanbase in Chicago.

    This electronic waxing kit comes with four bags of hard wax beans and is suitable for most wax types. The kit also includes a warming dish, wooden applicator sticks, and is made of nonflammable material. With an adjustable temperature available, the wax warmer has an eight minute melt time for your quick waxing fix!

    Promising Review: "I bought this warmer set to save money at the salon. After using it one time, this has nearly paid for itself! It's super easy to set up and use. It takes about 10 minutes to heat up and then waxing the hair on my brow and upper lip takes seconds! It didn't take very much wax to do both areas, so the beans in this kit will save me several weeks of trips to the salon. Getting to wax in the comfort of my own home is a gift in and of itself! Great warmer! Great wax!" β€”Hannah

    Price: $35.99 (two colors)

    15. A pair of slip-on boots for people who know getting on regular boots is another way winter punishes us for loving summer more.

    Promising Review: "I can't tell you how much I love these! They are warm without being too hot, fit perfectly, they're completely waterproof, and they have a slip-resistant sole. These are my new go-to winter shoe, every day. In fact, I loved the my first pair so much that I ordered a second pair in a different color!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Price: $25.99+ (sizes 5β€”14, eight colors)

    16. An air plant kit which, with the plants' resilience and versatility, may make your studio apartment look like a seriously gorgeous garden (step aside, Versailles, we've got air plants on the PlayStation).

    Includes 11 unique plants and a bottle of air plant fertilizer.

    Promising Review: "What beautiful plants and what great quality. There are a wide assortment of plants provided and they look just like the pictures. I'm very impressed by the health and beauty of these specimens, and I think these are a bargain compared to competitors. I love these and wouldn't hesitate to purchase them again." β€”KC

    Price: $22.95

    17. A microfiber mop that'll make your floors glisten like the day your boyfriend dropped an entire bottle of olive oil on the kitchen floor (he def stayed extra virgin that night).

    This professional-grade microfiber mop includes two microfiber wet mop pads, a microfiber dust mop pad, an adjustable stainless-steel mop handle, and a heavy-duty aluminum mop frame. It can clean hardwood, laminate, tile, stone, and concrete floors, and it comes with two free premium microfiber cloths.

    Promising Review: "I am not exaggerating when I say that this mop has changed my life. I used to have to get down on the floor and clean every inch by hand, because every other mop that I tried left streaks and skipped over dirty spots. Even though I love my floor, I really regretted getting it. It was such a ridiculous amount of work. With this mop, the floor is easily wiped clean and shiny the first time. I'm saving so much time, and it looks beautiful. I'm ecstatic!" β€”E. Miltko

    Price: $39.98

    18. A BLOM headband and styling book to seriously improve on your messy-bun look while letting you get away with bedhead for the rest of your days.

    Promising Review: "I really love how many options you get to style this! The headband comes with a card that gives you ideas for how many different ways you can style your hair with it. I really like how soft it is and that it's not too tight on my head. It looks great with my hair up and down! I love it!" β€”Victoria

    Price: $14.95+ (30 colors)

    19. A cute and genuinely practical dome umbrella to let you see clearly while you look for the perfect person to kiss in the rain.

    Promising Review: "We love this umbrella! It's so nice to be walking around in the rain and actually be able to see where you're going. On top of that, it's very sturdy (a plus on those windy rainy days because it doesn't flap over). I'm probably going to have to buy more because we all fight over who gets to use it on rainy days." β€”Suxie

    Price: $12.99+ (three colors)

    20. A waterproof speaker that's gonna make your shower concerts (and solo singalong hikes) something special.

    This genius device is shockproof and waterproof, and comes with an aluminum alloy hook. The case has a built-in Bluetooth speaker that'll play crisp, clear music. You can also connect it to your iPhone for hands-free calls wherever you are. The built-in rechargeable battery can play for up to six hours, which is plenty of time to perform Hamilton in its entirety while you shower.

    Promising Review: "I was sold the second I dropped this speaker in a river, fished it out, and it was still playing music. I have also dropped it in the shower, brushed the soap off, and stuck it back on the wall. It gets loud, easily connects to Bluetooth, and is waterproof. I cannot imagine anything better than this portable speaker." β€”Viciouslikeme

    Price: $21.99+ (four colors)

    21. A stainless-steel compost bin that'll help you get the most from your compost.

    This scratch-proof compost bin uses built-in charcoal to eliminate odors, allowing you to actually keep your kitchen scraps in the kitchen. This, along with its sealed design, prevents house flies and pests from being attracted to it. Hand wash with dishwashing soap.

    Promising Review: "I love this beautiful bin. It's a very sleek addition to my countertop. I've been using banana peels and eggshells to add potassium and calcium to my garden and got tired of seeing them on my countertop. This works perfectly and lets me compost more, including peelings and celery tops. After one week of collecting all the compostables, I still couldn't smell anything with the lid on. This is a great way to enhance my gardening efforts without polluting my kitchen." β€”Susan

    Price: $19.99

    22. And a 12-inch green tea memory foam mattress so comfortable you're gonna fall asleep before you can even enjoy it.

    This memory foam mattress is Infused with green tea extract and castor natural seed oil to naturally prevent odor and bacteria. The design relieves pressure for a form-fitting and comfortable night's sleep using a three-inch memory foam, two-inch comfort foam, with an airflow high density foam, and an airflow high density base support foam.

    Promising Review: "Ho. Lee. Crap. I never thought a mattress could be this great. The first time I tried it out, I wasn’t optimistic. It didn’t seem like it could be enough. Imagine my surprise when I laid down to test it out and fell asleep immediately. If you're looking for a memory foam mattress, don’t pay $2000. Buy this." β€”Courtney G.

    Price: $159 (four sizes)

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